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This strange and sacred scripture

Wrestling with the Old Testament and its oddities

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Published by Baker Academic in Grand Rapids, MI, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxvi, 254 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25670167M
ISBN 100801039797
ISBN 109780801039799

STRANGE, FIRE. stranj ('esh zarah, "alien fire"): These words are mentioned in connection with the fatal sin committed by the two oldest sons of Aaron, Nadab and Abihu, in "offering strange fire before Yahweh," on the occasion of the formal consecration of the Aaronitic priesthood (Leviticus ,2).The fact is mentioned again in Numbers ; Book review in Calvin Theological Journal () of Matthew Richard Schlimm, That Strange and Sacred Scripture: Wrestling with the Old Testament and Its Oddities (Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, ).

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This is This strange and sacred scripture book excellent book that deserves a wide readership. I teach Old Testament at a major school of theology, and I share Schlimm's impression that a lot of people in churches don't know what to do with the Old Testament -- they want to take it as sacred scripture, but are put off by its strangeness/5.

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While some may disagree with the author at points, this book’s tone and presentation invite readers to join the conversation about and with this unique friend we call the Bible.”—. This Strange and Sacred Scripture by Matthew Richard Schlimm I recommend this book for pastors and church leaders, not for all the conclusions Schlimm reaches (I disagree with some of them), but for the way he deals with the troublesome aspects of the Old Testament.

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